Add "Open as URL in new tab" from Address bar

NEW
Unassigned

Status

()

Firefox
Address Bar
P5
enhancement
a month ago
a month ago

People

(Reporter: QWERTY, Unassigned)

Tracking

57 Branch
Points:
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Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Whiteboard: [fxsearch])

(Reporter)

Description

a month ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:57.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/57.0
Build ID: 20171206182557

Steps to reproduce:

1.Visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozilla
2. Select this part "https://en.wikipedia.org/" of the URL
3. Right click


Actual results:

Firefox should have given option to open this as URL in new tab


Expected results:

Firefox didn't give option to open this as URL in new tab
(Reporter)

Updated

a month ago
Severity: normal → enhancement
Component: Untriaged → Address Bar
OS: Unspecified → All
Hardware: Unspecified → All

Comment 1

a month ago
This may be a rare needs that users are more likely to open a broken URL, accurate selection is not easy.

Updated

a month ago
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Priority: -- → P5
Whiteboard: [fxsearch]

Comment 2

a month ago
To be honest it's unlikely we'll do this.
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